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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The inedible parts of a butchered animal.

Usage examples (35)
  • They exist on the offal from the village abattoir.
  • The word offal-or variety meats-actually comes from the simple but direct description
  • Depending on your taste, the word offal conjures up a gory image of bloody organs and entrails, or a delicacy best fried in butter with onions.
  • In some areas, offal is increasing kelp gull populations with a corresponding increase in the level of predation on penguin eggs and chicks, thereby lowering... for more
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  • Hurricanes are "aweful" (inspiring awe, adoration, worship) displays of nature's power, yet they are still more pleasant than "awful" (dreadful) servings of "offal" (garbage, animal entrails).
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